"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.